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Glorieta de Carlos V | Estacion Atocha, 28045 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 30 97 46
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Glorieta de Carlos V | Estacion Atocha, 28045 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The restaurant is in a great location, overlooking the "botanical garden" in the building where the old train station was. It gets extremely busy after 9 PM.

Thank BirthdayB0y
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks four your opinion about us We hope to see you again King regards

Reviewed 6 November 2017

In a building designed by Eiffel in France in the early 1900 you can enjoy a splendid meal made from high class ingredients - you taste it in the food. A friendly staff speaking good enough English is really customer orientated.More

Thank Tom R
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thak you Tom for your kindly opinion. It is great to read your words about us, it´s important for us be able to transmit all the quality of our ingredients in our dishes. We hope to see you again. As you say good enough english?...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Situated inside Atocha Station this restaurant was a good option. The decor was nice, the food was good but a bit overpriced. The service was not as great. The tuna tartar and the stuffed tomato were great choices.

Thank Macarena S
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you Macarena four your feed-back, we have to keep working , our intention is to improve our table service. We are working in that area .

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Had a train to catch and proposed my colleagues to have lunch here, right in the middle of Atocha station. Food was good, service correct

Thank Pep A
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you Pep for your opinion , we work hard everyday to improve our food and service,

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a remarkable restaurant as it is situated inside an old railway station. The concept is known also elsewhere, but is successfully organised here. The restaurant is quite big, and as we were in a group we were seated in a part of it...More

Thank Torger B
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for your opinion. We really need these kinds of inputs to keep going in our way. We belive in ourrestaurant and the experience we want to provide to our groups must be excepcional. So with your words you give us the...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is an ideal location, within Atocha station. The jamon y queso, with a stuffed tomato made a great shared starter. The seared red tuna, in sesame seed was full of flavour. A great venue for a light business lunch.

Thank Andrew D
Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hello Andrew Thank you for your opinion is important for us because we feel strong to keep going and fighting every day.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We entered the reception without a reservation. She was rude and said there were no tables. only after we pressed did she check if anyone was leaving and they were so we got a table. The pulpo was bland, the lamb tasted like it was...More

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Jose_Zarza, Gerente at Samarkanda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hello Bruce: We feel very sorry about your opinion. We work very hard to improve the quality of the food and the service. We are working now in new dishes , we think that with those changes we will provide better experiences to our clients....More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is not a bad place ot have food. The location is good and the service is on time and not that pricey also

Thank Aditya S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This restaurant can take bigger groups and we were well over 20 people. To our disappointment the 40% off offer only concerned small groups between 8-12 people. I don't understand the logic behind that, but for sure that makes me decide not to go there...More

Thank KTBergsten
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wanted a meal before travelling back to Alicante after a weekend in the city. Had dreadful service and such a lack of choice of food. When we did eat it was less than appetising and grossly overpriced.....certainly will not be calling back here.

Thank Jim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glorieta de Carlos V | Estacion Atocha, 28045 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 30 97 46
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